LDS History, August 21, 1834

-- August 21, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith sent Dr. Frederick G. Williams to Cleveland, Ohio, to administer to those who were sick with cholera. (1)

-- August 23, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. The Kirtland High Council read and adopted resolutions concerning Joseph Smiths conduct toward Sylvester Smith, saying that Joseph Smith was worthy of [their] esteem and fellowship. (1)

-- August 28, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. During a special council assembled for the trial of Sylvester Smith, Joseph Smith was cleared of Sylvester Smiths false accusations from the Zions Camp march. (1)

-- about September 1, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith labored with other Church members to build the Kirtland Temple, acting as the foreman in the stone quarry. (1)

-- September 1, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Joseph personally works on the temple in Kirtland. (2)

-- 1 Sept. 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph works as the foreman in the temple's stone quarry. (3)

-- September 5, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith traveled with Oliver Cowdery to New Portage, Ohio, to attend a conference of the Church. (1)

-- September 8, 1834
[Joseph Smith] New Portage, Ohio. At a conference of elders, Joseph Smith answered questions regarding the gift of tongues and told the brethren that it was particularly instituted for the preaching of the Gospel to other nations, and not for governing the Church. (1)

-- September 24, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to Oliver Cowdery. (1)

-- 1834, October
First issue of Messenger and Advocate published, Kirtland, OH. (4)

-- 1834 October
Messenger and Advocate began publication in Kirtland, Ohio. (5)

-- 1834 late October
[Joseph Smith] Returned to Kirtland from journey to Pontiac. (6)

-- Oct. 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Eber D. Howe, with affidavits by Philastus Hurlburt, publishes Mormonism Unvailed. (3)

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
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3 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
4 - Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
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6 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839

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